MOHIT ANAND, MANAGING DIRECTOR, KELLOGG SOUTH ASIA
Mohit Anand is Managing Director, India & South Asia, Kellogg India Private Limited.
Mohit is the chief architect of the organisation’s performance with the purpose of nourishing India through nutritious foods that Kellogg’s offers. He is also a member of the company’s AMEA leadership team.
Mohit is a seasoned business leader with over two decades of proven leadership experience in the FMCG domain (i.e. Unilever & Procter & Gamble).
He holds a Master’s degree in Management Studies in Marketing from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and a Bachelor’s in Engineering (Production) from Punjab Engineering College.
Prior to his current role, he was Global Vice President-Unilever, based in London, assigned to spearhead a high potential future focused water purification category. He also lead the growth and transformation agenda for Unilever through Lipton, world’s #1 tea brand, with a presence in over 110 countries. In his role in refreshments category, he led the South Asia and Africa operations for Ice Cream & Dessert brands (i.e. Walls, Magnum) and market leading Tea brands (i.e. Brooke Bond, Taj) to record growth and market shares.
In the past, Mohit also spent 15 years in Procter & Gamble having worked on a variety of assignments including spearheading marketing for the Asia Pacific region.
Mohit is widely recognised for co-chairing various initiatives with industry bodies like FICCI (Food Processing Committee) and is a member of CII National Committee (FMCG & Food Processing committees).
He is married and has two sons.
SAURABH LAL, DIRECTOR – SUPPLY CHAIN, KELLOGG SOUTH ASIA
Saurabh Lal is the Director - Supply Chain, Kellogg South Asia.
He started his career with Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) in 1995, as a Management Trainee. In his last role with Unilever, he was working as Manufacturing Director at Unilever Sri Lanka. He then served as the Director - Operations at Avery Dennison, a global leader in labelling and packaging materials solutions. Before joining Kellogg Company, Mr. Lal was CEO - Manufacturing & Supply Chain at Future Consumer Limited, where he was instrumental in building the manufacturing and supply chain catering to the emerging food trends.
Mr. Lal brings over 20 years of rich supply chain experience, having successfully led large teams as well as multiple production and warehousing sites across industries.
Mr. Lal is a mechanical engineer from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jalandhar and is a certified TPM instructor.
He is married and has two daughters.
JASPINDER SINGH VOHRA Director - Exports, Kellogg South Asia
Jaspinder Singh Vohra is the Director - Exports, Kellogg South Asia. He is responsible for looking after the business vertical in South Asia markets (Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives & Bangladesh).
Mr. Vohra has been with the company for close to 10 years and has successfully led the sales division for North & West regions for Kellogg India. He was instrumental in setting up the Modern Trade & Alternate Channel for the organization.
He had a long association with Gillette India for 19 years where he worked across Finance and Sales functions. Post which, he moved to Reliance Retail as General Manager Operation for Delhi Cluster.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a Master of Business Administration degree with specialization in Marketing from the Lucknow University.
He is married and has two sons. When not travelling across the South Asia markets, Mr. Vohra can be found playing Chess, Table Tennis and Cricket or simply listening to music.
ANAHITA KUMAR, DIRECTOR - LEGAL, KELLOGG SOUTH ASIA
Anahita Kumar is Director Legal, Kellogg South Asia.
Anahita is a qualified Chartered Accountant and lawyer by profession. She has a rich and diverse multi industry experience of around 20 years in the legal field.
Anahita started her career with the banking industry (ICICI Bank) and from thereon gained experience in various organisations like Macrio, GSK Pharmaceuticals and Monsanto. Her last stint was with Danone (the French dairy giant) where she was leading the legal and compliance function for around 8 years.
She is currently residing in Mumbai with her husband and two sons. She has been a state level gymnastics champion and a professional painter. She loves to travel and meet new people.
Rajesh Daga, DIRECTOR - FINANCE, KELLOGG SOUTH ASIA
Rajesh Daga is Director, Finance, for the South Asia region, for Kellogg Company and is based out of Mumbai.
Mr. Daga carries 21 years of rich work experience across multiple industries. He started his career with PwC. His last stint was with Parkson’s Packaging, India’s leading folding carton manufacturing company, as the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he spent a decade with Vodafone, where he was responsible for overseeing financial operations and governance across all the 19 circles (BUs) of Vodafone India.
Mr. Daga is a Charted Accountant by profession and has attained a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University. He loves endurance running and is married and has a son.
VISHHAL BHUSARI, DIRECTOR - SALES, KELLOGG SOUTH ASIA
Vishhal Bhusari joined Kellogg South Asia in the capacity of Director - Sales in April, 2019. In this role, he is predominantly responsible for developing and deploying sales strategies that ensure Kellogg’s continues to remain the leading consumer preference for nourishing breakfast cereal and snacks across all age groups.
Prior to joining Kellogg, Mr. Bhusari completed a nine year long stint at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health Care Ltd and his last role was that of General Manager, east region in the company. He was instrumental in several key business landmarks and initiatives for the organization, one of which was setting up the customer marketing vertical for the organization.
With a total work experience of 21 years, Mr. Bhusari is not new to the consumer retail and FMCG space either, having spent time in India's well respected organizations, namely Aditya Birla Retail Ltd, Reliance Retail and Unilever (HLL at the time). He has donned various hats in these organizations and has a holistic experience of sales, marketing, shopper marketing and customer marketing.
Mr. Bhusari is a Commerce Graduate from Lucknow University & completed his MBA degree in Mumbai.He is married and when he is not putting in hard yards at the office, thoroughly enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons.
PADMAPARNA DASGUPTA, DIRECTOR - REGULATORY, KELLOGG SOUTH ASIA AND SOUTH EAST ASIA
Mrs Parna Dasgupta has been Director Regulatory, Kellogg South Asia & South East Asia since May 2015.
Prior to joining Kellogg, Mrs. Dasgupta served in a variety of leadership roles in the field of Policy, Regulatory and Government Affairs at GSK Consumer Healthcare India, Amarchand Mangaldas, Reliance Retail Agri Supply Chain and FICCI’s Food division.
At GSK Consumer Healthcare India, she was Director, Regulatory, Strategy and External Affairs and was responsible for the compliance and policy advocacy for the nutrition business worldwide.
Prior to that, Mrs. Dasgupta was Senior Consultant with M/s Amarchand Mangaldas, one of the largest corporate law firms of India where she set up and led the food policy division and was responsible for securing the position of legal consultant for FSSAI.
Mrs. Dasgupta received a Master’s degree in Economics.
Besides her keen interest in the areas of food and nutrition, particularly those impacting the under privileged section of the society, Mrs. Dasgupta has a keen interest in history and hence loves reading historical novels and travelling to historical places.
PURNENDU P ROY, SENIOR DIRECTOR, RQNT, AMEA – EMERGING MARKETS
PURNENDU P ROY, SENIOR DIRECTOR, RQNT, AMEA – EMERGING MARKETS
Prior to joining Kellogg Company, Mr. Roy served in a variety of R&D leadership roles at H J Heinz, Britannia, and PepsiCo in Frito-Lay’s division, Glaxo SmithKline Consumer Healthcare. At Heinz India Pvt Ltd., he was Associate Vice President for R&D & was also the functional lead for Asia & Africa region for dairy based nutritional beverage & energy drinks.
Prior to that, Mr. Roy served as General Manger & Head of Research & Development in Britannia Industries Ltd.
He received a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering & Technology and Master’s in Food Technology.
NIMISHA DAS, DIRECTOR - HR, KELLOGG SOUTH ASIA
Nimisha Das is Director HR, Kellogg South Asia.
Nimisha’s career reflects a rich & diverse experience in HR Business Partnering, Talent Management, Organization Effectiveness and Leadership Development. She joined Kellogg from Red Bull India , where she was the Director HR , India and responsible for the overall people strategy, capability and culture.
Prior to that, Nimisha was with Mondelez India where she worked in the areas of succession management, organization design and transformation and driving performance efficiencies. Before joining Red Bull, her last role at Mondelez was as HR Lead for Categories, Corporate Functions and Enterprise Business Solutions.
Nimisha started her career with Marico Ltd. and was also part of their skincare retail venture ‘Kaya’ for some time.
Nimisha has done her Masters in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from XLRI, Jamshedpur and holds a graduate degree in psychology from Indraprastha College, Delhi University.
She is married and has a son. Her personal interests include theatre, cooking and reading.
SUMIT MATHUR, DIRECTOR - MARKETING, KELLOGG SOUTH ASIA
Sumit Mathur is Director - Marketing for Kellogg South Asia.He is also a member of the company’s Asia Pacific Commercial Leadership Team.
Prior to joining Kellogg India, Mr. Mathur has over a decade of Marketing and General Management experience with Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL). He has a rich cross-category experience in Personal Care, Tea and Ice-cream, where he has held multiple leadership positions. Amongst various accolades, Mr. Mathur was instrumental in the launch of Magnum brand in India.
He holds a Graduate degree in B. Tech from IIT Delhi and Master’s Degree in Management from IIM Calcutta.
He is married and has a daughter. He is an avid reader and practices meditation in his free time.
ASFAR KHAN, DIRECTOR IT, Kellogg South Asia
Asfar Khan has joined Kellogg South Asia in July 2018.
Mr Khan comes to Kellogg South Asia with a rich experience of over 19+ years. Prior to joining Kellogg Company, Asfar served in a variety of IT leadership roles at Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart, Bharti etc. in India and abroad primarily focusing in the areas of developing, implementing and managing IT systems across Consulting, Telecom, Retail & CPG domain.
Just prior to joining Kellogg Company, Mr. Khan served as Chief Technology Officer at Hindustan Coca-Cola with responsibilities to manage all technology deployments and build the strategy foot print for Vision 2020 & IT 2025 along with formulation of the company's enterprise architecture and business system plans.
He has received an B-Tech degree in Computer Sciences and an EPM from Berkeley.
He is married and has a daughter and a son. His personal interests include reading books with a variety of genres, experimenting on food and exploring technology as it evolves.